Area students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Published 8:00 am Thursday, November 29, 2018

Twenty-two Isothermal students were welcomed into the National Technical Honor Society this month.

The induction ceremony was at The Foundation Performing Arts and Conference Center on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The Isothermal students were inducted along with more than 100 high school juniors and seniors from Rutherford County Schools.

The Isothermal students are AsheLeigh Adams, Alexandria Bailey, Bartlett Brandy, Jeremy Blakley, Krysta Bridges, Alana Burson, Isaac Clay, Jennifer Dale, Jeramey Frazier, Sarah Gilling, Eskridge Hallman, Liliana Hambidge, Brittany Henson, Lois Hobbs, Sheila Holland, Laura Horbal, Shannon Lantz, Brittany Miller, Sheila McCurry, Angie Mendoza, Jessica Morrow and Jennifer Reyes.

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The 2018-19 Isothermal NTHS officers are President Liliana Hambridge, Vice President Alexandria Bailey and Secretary/Treasurer Krysta Bridges.

Special guests in attendance from NTHS Headquarters included Executive Director C. Allen Powell, Carol Kaczmarek  and Tana Black.

The guests were welcomed by Dr. Charlie Freeman, career and technical education director at Rutherford County Schools, and Dr. Dolly Horton, vice president of student and academic services at Isothermal. An overview of the organization was given by outgoing NTHS president, Melody Couch, before the new officers were inducted and the students took the pledge of membership.

NTHS helps schools recognize students for their achievement in career and technical education. The National Technical Honor Society currently serves approximately 100,000 active members and nearly a million members since its inception in 1984. 

Awarding more than $2 million in scholarships to date, NTHS honors the achievements of top CTE students, provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education and cultivates excellence in today’s highly competitive, skilled workforce.

Isothermal instructors Tiffany Cooper and Sarah Kilgo are the advisors for the organization at the college.

– Submitted by Mike Gavin